It's a truism that American men are first conscious of their own mortality when their fathers die, but I would argue that such consciousness is a process for the average American male that usually begins earlier, the men pictured on his baseball cards start dying.
When I was a kid in 1963, Stan Mus ... More >>
Lorenzo CiniglioElaine Kaufman, the owner of the eponymous Upper East Side restaurant that for decades has served as a second home to legions of writers, died earlier this afternoon. The Post reports that Kaufman, who was 81, died from complications of emphysema.
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January 16, 1969, Vol. XIV, No. 14
More Irrelevant Than Irreverent
by Pete Hamill
The tv cameras had departed, the reporters were gone, and in the fourth-floor offices of the Saturday Evening Post at 541 Lexington Avenue, there wasn't ... More >>